American Unity PAC

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American Unity PAC
American Unity PAC logo.jpg
Year created:2012
Website:Official website
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American Unity PAC is a Republican Super PAC that supports gay rights.[1] The mission of the PAC is to encourage Republican candidates to support marriage equality by lending them financial support.[2] It was initially funded in 2012 by a $1 million donation from Paul Singer, a prominent Republican donor.[3]

2014 elections

Targeted candidates

  • American Unity PAC has spent $51,955 opposing Ed Markey (MA-Sen) in the 2014 elections.[4]

2012 elections

Open Secrets analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[5]

The success rate of American Unity PAC's 2012 spending.

Endorsed candidates

American Unity PAC endorsed the following candidates in the 2012 elections:[6]

Targeted candidates

American Unity PAC opposed the following candidates in 2012:[6]


In the 2012 elections, American Unity PAC spent a grand total of $2,245,078: $952,089 against Democrats and $1,292,989 for Republicans. [6]

Top 9 largest American Unity PAC expenditures in 2012[6]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Richard Tisei Republican Party MA House $528,935 $528,935 $0
Bill Foster Democratic Party IL House $528,534 $0 $528,534
Raul Ruiz Democratic Party CA House $423,555 $0 $423,555
Nan Hayworth Republican Party NY House $261,148 $261,148 $0
Linda McMahon Republican Party CT Senate $130,525 $130,525 $0
Andrew Roraback Republican Party CT House $130,525 $130,525 $0
Richard L. Hanna Republican Party NY House $124,523 $124,523 $0
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican Party FL House $108,662 $108,662 $0
Judy Biggert Republican Party IL House $8,671 $8,671 $0

Campaign ads

Bad on Taxes

The Real Ruiz


Wrong Prescription

Red Flag

Richard Hanna--Putting People Ahead of Politics

Roraback McMahon--Politics Aside

Nan Hayworth--Home

Judy Biggert--Clear Choice

Richard Tisei--Putting Massachusetts First



The top five donors to American Unity PAC during the 2012 election cycle were:[7]

Top 5 Donors to American Unity PAC, 2012[7]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Elliott Assoc $1,715,316 $1,715,316 $0
Ballpost Group $500,000 $500,000 $0
Third Point LLC $250,000 $250,000 $0
Appaloosa Management $150,000 $150,000 $0
AQR Capital Management $100,000 $100,000 $0


The top 4 industries donating to American Unity PAC during the 2012 election cycle were:[8]

Top 4 Donors to American Unity PAC, 2012[8]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Securities & Investment $2,765,316 $2,765,316 $0
Non-Profit Institutions $25,000 $25,000 $0
Misc Finance $10,000 $10,000 $0
Insurance $2,500 $2,500 $0

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